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Report: Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet at LEE LEWIS CONSTRUCTION, INC. in Grand Prairie, Texas

DATE: 09/21/17

An employee was priming bolts in a stairwell while standing on a 6-foot step ladder. He had a paint can in one hand and a paint brush in the other hand. He fell as he was descending the step ladder, breaking two ribs and suffering a collapsed right lung. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2017099081  
Date 09/21/2017  
UPA 1266067  
Primary NAICS 236220  
Nature 194 Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk
Part of Body 310 Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders
Source 7422 Step ladders
Event 4331 Other fall to lower level less than 6 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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